The biggest news story from the year you were born
From Marylin Monroe's death to the fall of the Berlin Wall, discover what happened the year you were born
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Over the past decades, we’ve witnessed some of the most profound changes in human history. From wars and technological developments, to breakthroughs in science and progress in civil rights, the world has seen major stories that left their mark on history. And you can bet the year of your birth is of historical significance, that's for sure!
Curious to discover which event had the biggest impact the year you were born? Then check out this gallery.
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